Grenade almost spoils barbecue
Local resident found the device while cleaning backyard
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
A local family found a hand grenade in their backyard on East 51st Street while hosting a barbeque last week. The grenade turned out to be inactive and posed no danger to residents. The Jersey City...
County orders revaluation by 2019
Residents and mayor not amused
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Board of Taxation on Tuesday ordered the city of Bayonne to complete a citywide property revaluation by January 1, 2019. Since the last revaluation was 25 years ago, many properti...
Taking a bite out of life
Bayonne author’s ‘Apples from the Garden of Eden’ examines second chances
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
A Bayonne artist has expanded his creative horizons, writing a novel about life and a man’s bid for second chances; it’s been a cathartic experience. Rocco Scibetta, 57, is usually painting in acry...
Bayonne Briefs
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Seventeen people displaced after fire ripped through 26th Street building The Bayonne Fire Department arrived at 124 West 26th Street at 6 a.m. on April 18 in response to heavy smoke billowing from...
Zika virus a danger to pregnant women
Local health officials keeping an eye out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County entering summer, health officials are keeping an eye on the potential spread of the zika virus through mosquitoes. Hospitals and government are monitoring the situation, educatin...
Resnick’s project down to the wire
Opponents storm out of meeting
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The ongoing saga over the fate of the site where Bayonne’s much-loved Resnick Hardware store is located came to an end at the Planning Board meeting last week with a vote in favor of the developer....
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting, magazines
Reporter chain wins 17 awards in prestigious statewide competition
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 17 awards in the annual Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey Pr...
Blade runner
The wind turbine is doing its thing
by Tara Ryazansky
Bayonne Community News correspondent,
with additional reporting by
Rory Pasquariello Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
After nine months of confusion, the blades of Bayonne's wind turbine are back in motion. It was repaired last week and now is in working order, said Bayonne Municipal Utilities Authority Executive ...
Bayonne actress stars
April 16 Play raises issues about senseless gun violence
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne resident Crystal Nuchurch knows how to relate to the main character in the play “When All is Lost.” The story begins when a mother’s favorite teenage son is shot to death in a gang-like inn...
Bayonne Briefs
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Brunch to Crunch Cancer is May 7 The Madeline Fiadini LoRe Foundation for Cancer Prevention is holding a “Brunch to Crunch Cancer” on Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m. at the Chandelier Restaurant, 1081 ...

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